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Advances in Software Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 235392, 17 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/235392
Research Article

Assessing the Open Source Development Processes Using OMM

Center for Applied Software Engineering, Free University of Bozen/Bolzano, 39100 Bolzano/Bozen, Italy

Received 14 May 2012; Revised 2 August 2012; Accepted 6 August 2012

Academic Editor: Gerardo Canfora

Copyright © 2012 Etiel Petrinja and Giancarlo Succi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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